Nissan closing its Philippine car assembly plant, DTI says

MANILA, Jan 22 (Mabuhay) — Japanese carmaker Nissan is ceasing its assembly operations in the Philippines due to weaker sales amid the global economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said Thursday. In a statement, the DTI...

VP Robredo: 200,000 jobs at stake if EU pushes trade sanctions vs PH over human rights issues

MANILA, Sept 21 (Mabuhay)– Over 200,000 Filipinos could lose their jobs if the government fails to meet the standards set by the European Union amid its calls to step up efforts in tackling human rights abuses in the country, Vice President Leni Robredo said Sunday. Citing...